going? >> reporter: it's going really well, don, just look around me, this is wide open freeway, see all the open spaces? you just don't see that in l.a., we have made almost i would call it a 75-mile roundtrip and i would say this is probably the best i have ever seen traffic in l.a. in fact, you know, they talk about carmageddon, this is breezy and light and fluid, it's almost like that boy george song, karma chameleon because this is a piece of take. >> be safe, we're going to go to sandra endo now, is it any worse where are? things look pretty smooth actually. >> reporter: oh, yeah, don, smooth sailing here on ventura boulevard, we have been trying to find people figuring out ways to get around town. we have seen some people walking, some people on bikes, the city has been encouraging people to take mass transit.